Europe’s smaller companies provide a rich hunting ground for investors looking to increase diversification, boost performance potential and access the fastest-growing parts of the economy.

Access European smaller companies with specific business models.

Bolstered by 700 company management meetings a year, our deep coverage of the universe and sector specialists help us identify quality smaller companies with specific business models.


Long-term approach to growth.

Typical 3-5 year holding period allows us to benefit from small caps’ secular growth characteristics.


Benefit from experienced small cap management team.

Our investment ideas are generated by a team with an average 12 years’ experience investing in small caps; bringing specialised small cap expertise and market cycle experience.

" We identify specific business models
to determine long-term growth potential
of smaller companies "


› Seeking a core allocation to European smaller companies
› Taking a long-term approach to equity investment
› Considering portfolio diversification

› Our exceptional research capability unlocks more investment opportunitiess
› We believe that our small cap DNA fosters long-term performance
› Range of complementary small cap solutions for different investor preferencesn


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